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Athlete voices in sports injury: The untapped resource

Researchers obtain qualitative data through first-hand observation, interviews, questionnaires, and other non-numerical sources of information. Jason Tee explores how clinicians can utilize the qualitative data and the athlete’s voice to improve rehabilitation outcomes.

Practice makes progress: evidence, experience, and expectations in rehabilitation design

Sports medicine professionals aim to use the latest evidence in athlete rehabilitation. However, the reality of evidence-based injury rehabilitation is complex. Jason Tee identifies how to narrow the ‘science-practice gap’ and develop individualized, athlete-focused rehabilitation plans.

The control-chaos continuum: A thinking tool for rehabilitation professionals

In 2016, leading sports injury rehabilitation experts drafted a consensus statement to define the three critical return to sport (RTS) stages following injury(1). These exist on a continuum and are designated (1) return to participation, (2) return to sport, and (3) return to performance.

The reality of sports injury prediction: lots of effort with little reward

As the world looks forward to the unique spectacle of a northern hemisphere winter football World Cup, Jason Tee examines the science practitioners apply to keep the world’s best footballers on the field.

Interdisciplinary teams: Working with and managing groups with diverse views

This series of articles was developed in colaboration with UK Coaching to guide professionals working as part of interdisciplinary teams.

Autoregulation: The solution to the rehab programming puzzle

Training prescription is a delicate balancing act of tissue-loading. Overload a client, and they may suffer setbacks in the form of pain, swelling, and tissue damage. But, conversely, underloading will affect the development of the physical capacities necessary for performance in their sport. One plausible solution to the training prescription problems described above is the concept of autoregulation. Autoregulation is a training periodization approach that aims to adjust training prescription to the athlete’s daily capabilities

State of mind: Understanding cognitive load in performance and injury rehabilitation

What makes an athlete’s motor skills fail when they need them most? Jason Tee investigates this phenomenon and reveals surprising and important implications for performance, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.

The effect of age on sport injury risk

Jason Tee explains how development impacts injury risk and examines how to support young athletes for life-long activity.

Improving compliance with injury prevention programs

Injury prevention is dull, but necessary. In most cases athletes would prefer to be doing something else. Here are some ideas based in behavioural psychology for how we can drive engagement!

Injuries in female athletes: reframing the weaker sex narrative

Female athletes suffer more sports injuries than their male counterparts. In this article I explore the reasons behind these high injury rates and demonstrate some surprising facts that turn the female frailty narrative on its head. The problem is not all Q-angles and strength differences…